Harvest Moon It's time to forget everything you know about moonshine BY Michaela Trimble If you were born in Eastern Kentucky like I was, you might have become acquainted with moonshine at a young age, wondering, like I did, what that mysterious clear liquid was sloshing around in a mason jar every time you opened the freezer...
ACSA 2017 Spirit Awards
Wormwood Rye gets bronze at ACSA! - NASHVILLE, TN (February 16, 2017) – The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) announced the winners of its Fourth Annual Judging of Craft Spirits, who were honored during the Awards Dinner as part of the Fourth Annual ACSA Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Winners were hand-selected among a record-breaking pool of more than 550 entrants.
Standard Wormwood Distillery Is Up To Some Pretty Whiskey Business So, what do you get when you vapor infuse a rye whiskey with the wormwood herb? Some pretty whiskey business. Their Wormwood Rye is inspired by traditional herbal absinthe, yet blazes its own trail as a one-of-a-kind spirit. The result is a smoky, spicy rye with the feel of an absinthe.
Best Moonshine - Liquid Americana 2017 Heartcut Moonshine got gold Medal at Fifty Best - Check it out for tasting notes, etc. and sip some shine!
Night Owl A Nightcap with Sasha and Taras of Standard Spirit Distillery
Meet the Neighbors: Standard Wormwood Distillery The (former) Pfizer Building at 630 Flushing is now home to dozens of Brooklyn food and drink producers. A chance meeting at the Union Square Greenmarket with Taras Hrabowsky of Standard Wormwood led to an invitation to visit their distillery and aging room there.
New York International Spirit Competition 2016
The Wormwood Rye landing a Silver Medal at the NYISC last year!
The New York International Spirits Competition is excited to announce the winners of the 7th Annual NYISC, held in October 2016 in the heart of New York City. Close to 600 spirits from around the world competed in a blind tasting where top spirits buyers from around NYC judged the spirits.
Wormwood Rye on Vice.com!
This Isn’t Your Grandfather’s Absinthe -
BY Michaela Trimble -
Defying categorization and garnering the attention of Brooklyn and Manhattan bars alike, Taras and Sasha make wormwood liquors...
Tastings.com Medal Winner 2016
The Wormwood Rye gets Bronze - Recommended from Tastings.com!
"Brilliant amber color. Interesting aromas of pipe tobacco, pencil shavings and halvah, toasted raisin bran and pumpernickel nut bread, and Playdoh and clay with a silky, flat, dryish body and a peppery, engaging, relaxed smoked nuts and raisins, lapsang tea, cedar bark and dust, and peppercorns finish. A curious, lightly smoked, lightly bitter whisky."
Behind The Bar ~ Montana's Trail House
After studying sociology and business management, Montana’s Trail House bartender Colin Nugent was touring in various bands...
BM: What local distillery are you really loving right now?
CN: I’m really excited for the Owney's overproof to be released. I also really dig Standard’s wormwood, rye, and oak spirit.
Brooklyn Botanical Garden - signature cocktail Special cocktails served with our Wormwood Rye to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden!
Oysters, Advil & Being a Gooner: Drinking with Gareth Howells This week, we head to Forrest Point in Bushwick and get to know Gareth Howells, an insanely charismatic bloke who makes one of the very best milk punches in the land. Yup, they are legendary.
Drink Here Now: The 34 Best Bars in Bushwick There’s lots to love about Bushwick, but maybe the number one thing is its bar scene. (Well, maybe the number one …
Craft Spirits for the Booze Snob on Your List American absinthe has been hot since U.S. regulations on domestic production were relaxed in 2007. But the guys at Brooklyn’s Standard Spirit Distillery are taking absinthe in a different direction...
Industry Magazine Brooklyn Still and All: A tasting tour of the borough's distinctive high-proof spirit makers... p. 121